Event Preview: Southampton International Boat Show

One of the UK’s most anticipated yachting events, the Southampton International Boat Show returns next month from 16 - 25 September. Read more.

One of the UK’s most anticipated yachting events, the Southampton International Boat Show (SIBS) returns next month from 16 – 25 September. 

Featuring Europe’s Largest Purpose-Built Show Marina

A firm fixture of the calendar of Autumn boating and yachting events, SIBS is hosted by British Marine. The show grows each year and now covers 70,000+ square meters, hosts 550 exhibiting brands with 650 vessels or watercraft on display. The venue is Europe’s largest purpose-built show marina. 

The event grows each year and now covers 70,000+ square meters, hosts 550 exhibiting brands with 650 vessels or watercraft on display. 

British’s Boat and Yacht Brands Home Show

As the ‘home show’ for many British brands, visitors can expect to see a significant presence from Sunseeker International, Princess Motor Yachts, Fairline Yachts, Prestige Yachts, Arksen and Oyster Yachts. Notable European boat builders in attendance include Dufour, Fjord, Jeanneau Sail & Power range, Beneteau Sail & Power range, Spirit Yachts, Hanse, Dehler and Moody sailing yachts

There are several new manufacturers that will make a first appearance at the show in 2022, including Solaris Yachts from Italy, Corby Yachts, Hartley Boats, and Twisted Marine. 

New Yachts Launch at Southampton International Boat Show

Visitors can expect several high-profile, exciting new yachts to launch at the Southampton International Boat Show.

Dufour Yachts

The Dufour 32 will also be making her UK debut and will be available to view alongside the Dufour 390, the Dufour 430 and the Dufour 470.

Fairline Yachts

Fairline Yachts will have an array of yachts on display, including the F//LINE 33, Targa 45 OPEN, Targa 45 GT, Targa 50 GT and Squadron 50. The UK builder will be displaying its latest vessel: the Squadron 68. 

Oyster Yachts

There will be several vessels from the world-renowned sailing yacht builder Oyster Yachts, including the Oyster 495 and the Oyster 595 on display at the show and attendees can see the new Archipelago 47 catamaran and Orkney Boats’ Pilothouse 25. 

Arksen Yachts

The Arksen Adventure Series will launch at the show, offering visitors one of the first opportunities to discover this innovative new range from the British builder. The Adventure Series vessels are designed for world-cruising and exploration and range in size from 27ft – 45ft.

The Arksen Adventure Series will launch at the show, offering visitors one of the first opportunities to discover this innovative new range from the British builder. 

Celebrating Southhampton International Boat Show Exhibitor Environmental Awards

This year, the event will celebrate the fourth edition of the Southampton International Boat Show Exhibitor Environmental Awards 2022. This prize recognizes a specific exhibitor who has demonstrated its commitment to environmentally responsible behavior and sustainable practices – both at the show and on a wider scale. This award highlights how much the industry is focused on celebrating the companies that are going above and beyond to tackle environmental issues.  

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